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Office for Coastal Management, 2022: Audubon Important Bird Areas, https://www.fisheries.noaa.gov/inport/item/66104.

Item Identification

Title: Audubon Important Bird Areas
Status: Completed
Abstract:

A compilation of Important Bird Areas for Continental United States, Hawaii and Alaska, created by the National Audubon Society.

Purpose:

To support ocean planning activities pursuant to the Executive Order Regarding the Ocean Policy to Advance the Economic, Security, and Environmental Interests of the United States, the Energy Policy Act, the National Environmental Policy Act, the Rivers and Harbors Act, and the Coastal Zone Management Act.

Supplemental Information:

Bureau Code: 006:48, Program Code: 006:055

Keywords

Theme Keywords

Thesaurus Keyword
UNCONTROLLED
ISO 19115 Topic Category oceans
ISO 19115 Topic Category planningCadastre
None coastal
None planning
None renewable energy

Spatial Keywords

Thesaurus Keyword
Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Location Keywords
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
UNCONTROLLED
None Exclusive Economic Zone
None Outer Continental Shelf
None Territorial Sea
None United States of America

Physical Location

City: Charleston
State/Province: SC

Data Set Information

Data Set Scope Code: Data Set
Maintenance Frequency: None Planned
Data Presentation Form: Map (digital)
Entity Attribute Overview:

SITE_ID, SITE_NAME, PRIORITY, STATUS, FLYWAY, EBIRD_LINK, WEBSITE_1, WEBSITE_2, ACRES

Distribution Liability:

https://www.marinecadastre.gov/about/disclaimer.html

Data Set Credit: National Audubon Society

Support Roles

Point of Contact

CC ID: 1114602
Date Effective From: 2018-06
Date Effective To:
Contact (Organization): NOAA Office for Coastal Management (NOAA/OCM)
Address: 2234 South Hobson Ave
Charleston, SC 29405-2413
Email Address: coastal.info@noaa.gov
Phone: (843) 740-1202
URL: https://coast.noaa.gov

Extents

Currentness Reference: Publication Date

Extent Group 1

Extent Group 1 / Geographic Area 1

CC ID: 1114612
W° Bound: -179.999989
E° Bound: 179.999989
N° Bound: 71.810069
S° Bound: 19.017784

Access Information

Security Class: Unclassified
Data Use Constraints:

For coastal and ocean planning

Distribution Information

Distribution 1

CC ID: 1114604
Download URL: https://marinecadastre.gov/downloads/data/mc/AudubonImportantBirdArea.zip
Distributor:

Distribution 2

CC ID: 1121086
Download URL: https://marinecadastre.gov/oceanreports/
Distributor:
Description:

Ocean Reports

Technical Environment

Description:

Microsoft Windows, ArcGIS Pro, Azure SQL

Data Quality

Accuracy:

Untested

Horizontal Positional Accuracy:

Compiled to meet 10 meters horizontal accuracy at 95% confidence level

Completeness Report:

Untested

Conceptual Consistency:

These data are logically consistent

Lineage

Sources

Audubon Important Bird Areas (IBAs)

CC ID: 1114608
Contact Role Type: Originator
Contact Type: Organization
Contact Name: National Audubon Society
Extent Type: Discrete
Extent Start Date/Time: 2018-05-01
Citation URL: https://nationalaudubon.app.box.com/s/pa2syvfo05vcfugb5vly124t7zzrnorh
Citation URL Name: Source Online Linkage
Citation URL Description:

URL where the source data were originally accessed

Source Contribution:

Audubon Important Bird Areas (IBAs) for the U.S.

Process Steps

Process Step 1

CC ID: 1114609
Description:

1) Received download link from Joanne Wu at National Audubon Society

2) Acquire data by URL

3) Removed unused fields

Process Date/Time: 2018-05-01 00:00:00

Process Step 2

CC ID: 1114610
Description:

Extract all features overlapping Coastal Counties boundary with 50 nm buffer selection. Execute the REPAIR GEOMETRY function.

Process Date/Time: 2018-10-18 00:00:00
Source: Audubon Important Bird Areas (IBAs)

Child Items

Rubric scores updated every 15m

Rubric Score Type Title
Entity Coastal Audubon Important Bird Areas

Catalog Details

Catalog Item ID: 66104
GUID: gov.noaa.nmfs.inport:66104
Metadata Record Created By: Brianna Key
Metadata Record Created: 2021-12-21 21:33+0000
Metadata Record Last Modified By: Daniel Martin
Metadata Record Last Modified: 2022-11-15 14:49+0000
Metadata Record Published: 2021-12-22
Owner Org: OCM
Metadata Publication Status: Published Externally
Do Not Publish?: N
Metadata Last Review Date: 2021-12-22
Metadata Review Frequency: 1 Year
Metadata Next Review Date: 2022-12-22